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EU funded


  • European Research projects
  • Pollution
  • Sustainability
  • Urban mobility

PORTable Innovation Open Network for Efficiency and Emissions Reduction Solutions

PIONEERS brings together four ports with different characteristics, but shared dedication towards meeting the Green Deal goals and Blue Growth socio-economic aims, in order to address the challenge for European ports of reducing GHG emissions while remaining competitive. To achieve these ambitions, the Ports of Antwerp, Barcelona, Venlo and Constanta will implement green port innovation demonstrations across four main pillars:

  • Clean energy production and supply
  • Sustainable port design
  • Modal shift and flows optimisation
  • Digital transformation

PIONEERS is coordinated by the Port of Antwerp.

More information is available on the website:


This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under Grant Agreement 101037564.

  • Partners


  • October 2021 - September 2026


  • €33.4 million



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